BY SOFO ARCHON
In our culture, leather is considered a high-quality material and many people desire to possess leather products as a way to boost their self-image. Rarely, however, any of those people are aware that the leather industry is torturing and murdering animals and destroying the environment in the process of creating those products, and that by buying them they are contributing to animal suffering and environmental degradation.
The eye-opening video below showing disturbing footage inside multiple crocodile farms in Vietnam, exposing the hidden cost of crocodile skin trade. One of the farms featured provides crocodile leather for Louis Vuitton, which is often viewed as a symbol of wealth and status, but should actually be viewed as a symbol of cruelty.
Video credit: PETA
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